Work and Volunteer Opportunities

AARP Career Center
AARP (formerly American Association of Retired Persons)
www.aarp.org/work External

Articles focus on all aspects of career and work after the age of 55, including changing jobs, opening your own business, and staying competitive. Can be searched by job location and interests.

Accommodations
Office of Disability Employment Policy
www.dol.gov/odep/topics/Accommodations.htm External

Americans with Disabilities Act accommodations explained.

Current Openings
National Older Worker Career Center
https://www.nowcc.org/jobs/ External

Shares job openings available to experienced workers over the age of 55 through the Senior Environmental Employment program and the Agriculture Conservation Experienced Services program. Allows users to find field offices by state and submit applications online.

Experience Works
www.experienceworks.org External

Delivers job training to low-income people who are older. Provides a free career-match tool, a list of field offices searchable by state, and a community message board.

Federal Work Programs
Senior Service America
www.seniorserviceamerica.org/our-impact/our-programs External

Operates employment programs for America’s seniors in collaboration with federal programs such as Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP), the Senior Environmental Employment Program (SEE), and the Agricultural Conservation Experienced Services Program (ACES) at the state level.

Older Workers
United States Department of Labor
www.dol.gov/odep/topics/OlderWorkers.htm External

Information on disability employment and older workers.

Senior Community Service Employment Program
Department of Labor
www.doleta.gov/seniors External

Work-based job training program for Americans 55 or older who have a family income of no more than 125% of the federal poverty level and are unemployed. Focuses on community service activities at nonprofit and public facilities in an employee’s local area. Enrollment priority is given to veterans.

Senior Corps
Corporation for National and Community Service
www.nationalservice.gov/programs/senior-corps External

Connects volunteers ages 55 and over with people and organizations in their community.

Senior Job Bank
NHC Group, Inc.
www.seniorjobbank.org External

Provides a jobs database for older job seekers searchable by job title, keyword, company, city, state, or ZIP code.

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